History

History · 10. February 2018
Historically, one can say that there are two basic motivations for the emergence of kalām, the first was internal; different opinions expressed by Muslim theologians in respect to the fate of the sinner initiated an argument that proceeded to develop into a whole tradition of thought. For example some theologians suggested that a Muslim sinner is a non-believer and should be considered kāfer (one who negates Islamic belief). Other theologians suggested that he should be considered only...